We’re looking for an Associate Community Matron to join our Bath and North East Somerset (BaNES) Community Matron Team. The successful candidate will primarily be based in Bath, however with the expectation that you may need to travel as part of Urgent Care Response and Duty Matron Model BaNES wide. This is to help us continue to change things for the better. The community matron team works across Monday to Friday 09:00hrs-17:00hrs
Within this role, you will:
Proactively manage a caseload of high risk patients with complex long term conditions, developing advanced clinical skills and clinical reasoning in order to develop autonomous practice under the supervision of the Community Matron
Promote shared decision making and focus on improving health outcomes for patients and avoid unplanned hospital admissions.
To remain solution focused and actively participate in service development projects.
responsible for contributing to the holistic assessment, planning delivery and evaluation of care to patients within their own homes.
- implement, monitor and maintain high standards of care delivery at all times.
- care for patients and their families in the way that you believe is best
- deliver our high service standards, sharing best practice, and actively improving the way we work.
The Ideal Candidate
You will be a NMC/1st level registered Nurse, you will have already achieved or willing to commence the Physical Assessment and Clinical Reasoning Module at degree level. You will have the ability to work both independently and also as part of a wider multidisciplinary team. It is expected that you should have strong communication and organisation skills and a flexible approach which will ensure you deliver positive experiences to patients at every stage of their healthcare journey. You will have a full UK driving license with access to a car for work purposes.
You will also need to be confident using IT systems and be able to demonstrate working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel.
For Further information please contact: Emma Elliott | Head of Specialist Nursing | firstname.lastname@example.org
You will feel valued as a Community Nurse with HCRG Care Group, receiving access to exclusive rewards and benefits including:
- £33706 - £40588 and NHS terms and conditions –including an NHS pension
- Free tea and coffee at your base location
- Membership of My Reward Hub, giving you access to discounts on every day purchases like grocery shopping as well as cashback and voucher offers for treats for you and those special to you
- Access to your wages as you earn them to help cover life’s emergencies and avoid overdraft fees or high interest rates
- Online and face to face help with your mental and physical wellbeing – from healthy recipes and activity challenges through to post trauma support, legal, debt and life management help, as well career coaching and counselling
- Access to eLearning, bespoke career pathways and opportunities for continuing professional development through our ‘Outstanding’ learning and development team, The Learning Enterprise
- An open, just culture where you’re encouraged to have and implement ideas which can help us deliver our purpose: changing lives through transforming health and care – backed up by at least £100,000 of ringfenced innovation funding each year
- The pride of working for an organisation committed to the highest clinical and quality standards: with a majority of our rated services holding “good” or “outstanding” ratings from the Care Quality Commission
About the Company
We change lives by transforming health and care.
Established in 2006 we are one of the UK's leading independent providers of community health and care services, working with health and care commissioners and communities to transform services with a focus on experience, efficiency and improved outcomes. We deliver and transform adult and children community health services, primary care services including urgent care, sexual health, dermatology and MSK services as well as adult social care and wellbeing services. Across England, we support communities of many millions and directly help more than half a million people each year - guided by our simple values: we care, we think, we do.
We're committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from a broad, diverse range of people who want to join our team. We’re a Disability Confident Committed company, so we work to provide facilities, work environment adjustments and technical solutions to be as inclusive of everyone.
While it doesn’t happen often, sometimes a role is very popular, and we’ll need to close it earlier than the date we’ve shown here. If you’re keen to join our team, we’d love to hear from you so please apply as soon as you can.
As you’d expect, safeguarding and protecting the children, young people and vulnerable adults that we work with is of the utmost importance so we have policies and procedures in place to promote safeguarding and safer working practices and everyone who joins the team is subject to a safer recruitment process, including the disclosure of criminal records and vetting checks.